Who is Chelsea’s biggest rival?

The Arsenal F.C.–Chelsea F.C. rivalry is a rivalry between London-based professional association football clubs Arsenal Football Club and Chelsea Football Club. Arsenal plays their home games at the Emirates Stadium, while Chelsea plays their home games at Stamford Bridge.

The London Blues have been at the tip of the chart since the early years of English football, even though they had little or no dominance. The West Londoners, however, have grown to establish some of the fiercest rivalries in English football today.

Chelsea grabbed their first league title in the English first division. And beginning in the 2000s, when the club entered its golden years, winning the Champions League, more Premier League titles, the FA Cup, and FIFA Club World. Since then, the list of rivals has further strengthened.

Apart from the team’s competitiveness in English football, it has lots of neighbors in London who have established some form of rivalry historically. Interesting Football takes a look at Chelsea’s biggest rivals.

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